Get on your bike in Kirklees and feel the benefits

Cycling is one of the nation's favourite pastimes and with a series of free guided bike rides in Kirklees, there's never been a better time to get on your bike.
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Probe into Leeds 22-year-old’s death eight days after release from custody

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October 1, 2014
Probe into Leeds 22-year-old’s death eight days after release from custody

A watchdog is to investigate what checks were made by police on a 22-year-old man who died in hospital eight days after being released from custody.
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Drama as charges dropped against Guantanamo prisoner Moazzam Begg

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October 1, 2014
Drama as charges dropped against Guantanamo prisoner Moazzam Begg

FORMER Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg will walk free from prison after prosecutors dropped seven terror charges against him linked to the civil war in Syria.
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Leeds Majestyk fire: How the drama unfolded

Leeds Majestyk fire: How the drama unfolded

Check out our timeline of events after a severe fire broke out at the building formerly occupied by the Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.
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Bradford Bulls stars in charity sleepout

BULLS stars are taking part in a charity sleep-out at Odsal – and are urging fans to join them.
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Leeds Majestyk fire: Man arrested

Leeds Majestyk fire: Man arrested

POLICE investigating the cause of the fire at the former Majestyk nightclub building in Leeds city centre have arrested a man seen acting suspiciously in the area.
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Arrest of man ‘seen acting suspiciously’ near Majestyk fire

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October 1, 2014
Arrest of man ‘seen acting suspiciously’ near Majestyk fire

POLICE investigating the cause of the fire at the former Majestyk nightclub building in Leeds city centre have arrested a man seen acting suspiciously in the area.
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Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015: May – choose your winner

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October 1, 2014

We'll be sharing a gallery of pictures for each month over 12 days
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Cause of Majestyk fire in former Leeds nightclub under investigation

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October 1, 2014

At its height 75 firefighters tackled the fire at the Grade II listed building in City Square, Leeds, which was empty
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Hunslet Hawks: I kept my promise to get to the Grand Final says Maun

Hunslet Hawks: I kept my promise to get to the Grand Final says Maun

veteran centre Danny Maun is preparing for his second successive Grand Final – and that has fulfilled a promise made to his coach Barry Eaton.




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Four men jailed for combined total of eight years for a range of crimes in Calderdale #inthedock

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October 1, 2014
Four men jailed for combined total of eight years for a range of crimes in Calderdale #inthedock

Four Calderdale men have been jailed for a combined total of nearly eight years for a range of offences, including robbery, assault and cyber crime.
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Giants sign Tigers half-back Ellis

Huddersfield Giants sign half-back Jamie Ellis from Super League rivals Castleford Tigers on a two-year deal.
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Giants sign Tigers half-back Ellis

Huddersfield Giants sign half-back Jamie Ellis from Super League rivals Castleford Tigers on a two-year deal.
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Police hire outsider to dismantle cannabis factories

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October 1, 2014
Police hire outsider to dismantle cannabis factories

West Yorkshire Police is set to bring in a private firm to help its officers dismantle the near 1,000 cannabis farms found in the county each year.
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Leeds Majestyk fire: ‘Glorious dome’ lost forever says heritage chief

Leeds Majestyk fire: ‘Glorious dome’ lost forever says heritage chief

Former super-cinema Majestic - later known as the Majestyk nightclub - had been earmarked as a cornerstone of future development in City Square.
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Leeds United: Milanic promised “time to improve the squad” by Cellino

Leeds United: Milanic promised “time to improve the squad” by Cellino

Darko Milanic insisted last night that he was alive to the expectations of Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino - but said the Italian had promised him “time to improve the squad.”




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‘Dirty dozen’ £2m a year cannabis farm gang jailed

‘Dirty dozen’ £2m a year cannabis farm gang jailed

A judge has jailed 12 men for their part in a massive cannabis growing operation uncovered in Wakefield with an estimated annual yield of £2m.




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Road closures list following Leeds Majestyk blaze

Road closures list following Leeds Majestyk blaze

Road closures in Leeds city centre could last for several more hours following a fire at the former Majestyk nightclub last night.
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Outlane pair revel in sunshine

Outlane pair revel in sunshine

Forty nine pairs enjoyed glorious sunshine at Crow Nest Park yesterday in the first of 12 Halifax-Huddersfield Winter Alliance golf meetings this season.
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Police appeal after fatal crash on Shepley road

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October 1, 2014

Fire crews and police attend incident and police launch an appeal for witnesses
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Your Wednesday morning report for West Yorkshire

Your Wednesday morning report for West Yorkshire

Your weekday traffic, travel and weather report for West Yorkshire, including Wakefield, Pontefract, Castleford, Hemsworth, South Elmsall, Dewsbury, Batley, Spenborough, Mirfield and Morley.
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